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Entry added by: Luke Phillips on Fri 3rd August 07, 07:04pm Sighting location: SN 816 286. Sighting date: 03/08/07
A Rough legged buzzard would be extremely rare and unusual at this time of year and in wales. most records come from the east coast during the winter. you bird was probably a common buzzard with similar plumage to a RLB.

Entry added by: Rob Moffitt on Fri 3rd August 07, 12:13pm Sighting location: SN 816 286. Sighting date: Wed 1 aug 07
Possible rough legged buzzard. Spent the afternoon on Wed failing to find the Roller, but had a very good view, from above, of a buzzard with a white tail with a single dark terminal band. It was between the lower path and the water, and changed trees, flight was a lazy glide but it landed out of sight. Appeared more shy than a common. My field guide has it as a rough legged buzzard, any confirmation? Would be a first for me.

Entry added by: Andy Davis on Tue 31st July 07, 09:28pm Sighting location: SN 834 287 Usk reservoir. Sighting date: 30072007
4 Oystercatchers, on Brecknock side of dam wall at Usk reservoir, Flew off to south side of water. 10z gmt

Entry added by: John Lloyd on Tue 31st July 07, 11:28am Sighting location: Usk Reservoir. Sighting date: 31/07/07
The Roller was on the north Carms bank of the reservoir at 10am this morning. Park at the watertower on the north shore and walk westwards for 0.75 mile taking the lower of the two forestry roads. Just before an area of windblown spruces there is a group of 10 or so poplars between the track and the reservoir. The Roller was in one of these.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Mon 30th July 07, 08:33pm Sighting location: Brecon Promenade / Canal Basin. Sighting date: 30.7.2007
5 Spotted Flycatchers. Female Mandarin is back at the Canal Basin, Brecon.

Entry added by: Andy Davis on Mon 30th July 07, 04:51pm Sighting location: SN 827 279. Sighting date: 30072007
E. Roller . Bird was on the road in the sun at 12z GMT . Bird flew off towards the forest on the left

Entry added by: Pat Balshaw on Mon 30th July 07, 10:04am Sighting location: Gilwern. Sighting date: 28.7.07
Red Kite drifting over Gilwern at about 11am.

Entry added by: martin bevan on Mon 30th July 07, 08:26am Sighting location: usk reservoir. Sighting date: 29 july
1 willow tit and 1 spotted flycatcher also family party of redstarts and 8 common crossbill.

Entry added by: Steven Jones on Sun 29th July 07, 10:06pm Sighting location: SN9762 Walk from Penrhos to Gamriw summit, Llanwrthwl. Sighting date: 29/7/07
Whinchat 10 (8 juv),Stonechat 12 (8juv), Green Woodpecker 3 (2 juv), Willow Warbler - 11 juvs, Redstart 11 (9 juv), Redpoll 2, Linnet 6, Goldfinch 6, Reed Bunting 2 (1 juv), Wheatear 4 (3juv).

Entry added by: County Bird Recorder on Sun 29th July 07, 09:14pm Sighting location: Usk Reservoir SN820272. Sighting date: 29th July
Adult European Roller reported at 07.45am today on both Carms & Brecs side of the border. Viewed from carpark by grid on forest edge - unfortunately all efforts to locate have so far failed. Description to be forwarded to British Birds Rarities Panel for consideration. If approved, a County first!!